Cambridge University Press (2008)
|Abstract||Three questions motivate this book's account of evidence for the existence of God. First, if God's existence is hidden, why suppose He exists at all? Second, if God exists, why is He hidden, particularly if God seeks to communicate with people? Third, what are the implications of divine hiddenness for philosophy, theology, and religion's supposed knowledge of God? This book answers these questions on the basis of a new account of evidence and knowledge of divine reality that challenges skepticism about God's existence. The central thesis is that we should expect evidence of divine reality to be purposively available to humans, that is, available only in a manner suitable to divine purposes in self-revelation. This lesson generates a seismic shift in our understanding of evidence and knowledge of divine reality. The result is a needed reorienting of religious epistemology to accommodate the character and purposes of an authoritative, perfectly loving God|
|Keywords||Knowledge, Theory of (Religion|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
|Buy the book||$32.00 used (71% off) $74.90 new (30% off) $82.01 direct from Amazon (24% off) Amazon page|
|Call number||BL51.M743 2008|
|Through your library||Configure|
Similar books and articles
Christia Mercer (2002). Leibniz on Knowledge and God. American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly 76 (4):531-550.
Paul K. Moser & Mark L. McCreary (2010). Kierkegaard's Conception of God. Philosophy Compass 5 (2):127-135.
Michael V. Antony (forthcoming). Can We Acquire Knowledge of Ultimate Reality? In Jeanine Diller & Asa Kasher (eds.), Models of God and Other Ultimate Realities. Springer.
Daniel Howard-Snyder & Paul K. Moser (eds.) (2002). Divine Hiddenness: New Essays. Cambridge University Press.
Richard Kroner (1943). How Do We Know God? London, Harper & Brothers.
Michael L. Peterson & Raymond J. VanArragon (eds.) (2004). Contemporary Debates in Philosophy of Religion. Blackwell Pub..
William P. Alston (1991). Perceiving God: The Epistemology of Religious Experience. Cornell University Press.
J. Schellenberg (2011). Paul K. Moser, The Elusive God: Reorienting Religious Epistemology. [REVIEW] International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 69 (3):227-232.
E. Glenn Wagner (2005). God: An Honest Conversation for the Undecided. Waterbrook Press.
Paul K. Moser (2010). The Evidence for God: Religious Knowledge Reexamined. Cambridge University Press.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads65 ( #16,935 of 722,826 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #60,541 of 722,826 )
How can I increase my downloads?